How Downsizing to The Moorings Can Enlarge your Life

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Oct 3, 2019 2:01:01 PM

We spend a lifetime collecting memories and objects to fill our hearts and homes.

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Topics: The Moorings - Arlington Heights, Future Planning

10 Things to Ask About and Look For When Touring a Life Plan Community

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Jul 18, 2019 11:39:26 AM

John Lubbock, a 19th Century English politician, philanthropist, and polymath, wrote that “what we do see depends mainly on what we look for.”

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Topics: Future Planning

What Are Faith-Based Retirement Communities?

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Jul 10, 2019 2:31:04 PM

For many of us, faith is an important part of our lives and our identities. It’s only natural, then, to want to live in a retirement community that’s equipped to meet our spiritual needs. If this is true for you, faith-based retirement communities can be the answer. 

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Topics: Future Planning

Independent Living vs Assisted Living: Top Questions Answered

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Jun 13, 2019 11:21:41 PM

Wondering what the difference is between independent living and assisted living? Below, we tackle some of the most frequently asked questions about each option.

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Topics: Future Planning

What You Need to Know About Life Plan Community Accreditations

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Jun 13, 2019 12:38:00 PM

Moving to a Life Plan Community (also known as a continuing care retirement community or CCRC) represents a significant financial investment. Not only that, it can be a big lifestyle change.

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Topics: Future Planning

Why Continuum of Care Is Important When Choosing a Retirement Community

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Jun 5, 2019 12:14:00 PM

What’s one word you keep coming across in your search for a senior living community? Likely, many of you can answer that question with “continuum of care.”

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Topics: Future Planning

The Best Resources for Out-of-State Children of Senior Parents

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on May 24, 2019 4:00:00 PM

Is your aging parent safe in their home?

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Topics: Future Planning

The Difference Between Age-Related Memory Loss and Dementia

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Apr 26, 2019 12:00:00 PM

Has your parent ever called you by the wrong name on accident?

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Topics: Future Planning

How Do Life Plan Communities Work? Fees and Contract Options Explained

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Apr 18, 2019 9:42:57 AM

Entrance fees, monthly fees, refund percentage, Type A contracts—what do they all mean when it comes to Life Plan Communities?

Here’s everything you need to know about the financial structure of a Life Plan Community, as well as four main contract types you’re likely to come across.

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Topics: Future Planning

How to Help Your Parent Find the Perfect Senior Living Community

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Apr 12, 2019 9:44:51 AM

Whether you’re simply weighing in with some helpful feedback or taking the reins at the request of your parent, these steps will help both you and your parent with the process of finding the perfect senior living community.

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Topics: Future Planning